Cinedigm Entertainment Group, a division of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) and entertainment distributor New Video have jointly acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Citadel, Ciaràn Foy’s Irish-set horror film, whose world premiere recently won the ‘Midnighter Audience Award’ at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival. Cinedigm’s theatrical distribution will commence this fall, with New Video’s roll out across on-demand, digital and DVD/Blu-ray beginning in early 2013. Citadel is the first scripted acquisition under the recently announced partnership between veteran distributors Cinedigm and New Video to acquire and distribute independent films theatrically in North America and across on-demand and digital platforms and DVD/Blu-ray.
Citadel is an Irish / Scottish co production by Blinder Films and Sigma Films, and is funded by the Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board, Creative Scotland, Section 481 and UK Tax Credit
Citadel was produced by Katie Holly of Blinder Films and Brian Coffey from Scotland’s Sigma Films. Executive Producers are Gillian Berrie, Kieron J. Walsh and David Mackenzie; the film stars Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku, Jake Wilson, and Amy Shiels.